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Posts Tagged: US withdrawal Syria

February 11, 2019 9:34 am

US General: Withdrawal of American Forces From Syria Likely to Start in ‘Weeks’

The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top commander...

February 8, 2019 9:56 am

US Military Aims to Withdraw From Syria by April: WSJ

The US military is preparing to withdraw American forces from Syria by the end of April and a significant portion of them will be out...

February 5, 2019 9:21 am

Senate Breaks From Trump With Syria Troop Vote

The Republican-led US Senate backed largely symbolic legislation on Monday that broke with President Donald Trump by opposing plans for any abrupt withdrawal of troops...

January 30, 2019 11:18 am

McConnell to Introduce Amendment Refuting US Troop Withdrawal in Syria - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is expected to introduce an amendment to warn against a “precipitous withdrawal” of troops from Syria or Afghanistan. Speaking...

January 11, 2019 8:51 am

Russia Says US Syria Pullout Spurs Need for Kurds and Damascus to Talk

Russia said on Friday it was important for Syrian Kurds and the Syrian government to start talking to each other in light of US plans to...

January 10, 2019 10:32 am

Turkey Says Military Operation in Syria Not Dependent on US Pullout

A military operation against the Kurdish YPG militia, which Turkey has pledged to carry out in northern Syria, is not dependent on a US pullout from...

January 9, 2019 10:59 am

Former Israeli Major General: Syria ‘Symbolizing the Situation in the Middle East’ - Former Israeli Maj. Gen. Yaakov Amidror said on Tuesday that the situation in Syria is “symbolizing the change in the Middle East” with Egypt...

January 8, 2019 10:24 am

White House Says Trump Position Unchanged as Syria Withdrawal Plans Slow

The White House sought to make the case on Monday that President Donald Trump had not changed his position on withdrawing US troops from Syria,...

January 8, 2019 9:37 am

Turkey’s Erdogan Rebukes US National Security Adviser Over Kurdish Militia Comments

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rebuked Washington's national security adviser on Tuesday for demanding that Turkey does not harm Kurdish fighters in Syria, accusing him of...

January 6, 2019 10:07 am

Turkey Should Not Attack Kurds After US Syria Pull-Out: US National Security Adviser

White House national security adviser John Bolton added a new condition on Sunday to the US withdrawal from Syria, saying Turkey must agree to protect...

January 4, 2019 12:36 pm

Where Do the Kurds Fit Into Syria’s War?

The future of Kurdish-led areas of northern and eastern Syria has been thrown into doubt by President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw US troops who...

December 31, 2018 12:01 pm

Iraq Hints at Bigger Role In Syria After US Withdrawal

Iraq's prime minister said on Sunday that top security officials from Baghdad had met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, and hinted at a bigger...

December 31, 2018 9:24 am

Graham More Upbeat on Syria Troop Withdrawal After Trump Meeting

A senior Republican US senator said he emerged from a White House meeting with President Donald Trump on Sunday reassured that Trump is committed to...

December 28, 2018 12:08 pm

Syrian Surprise: How Trump’s Phone Call Changed the War

President Donald Trump's declaration in a phone call with Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he was pulling US troops from Syria has stunned Turkey and left it...


Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program? - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...


After Auschwitz Visit, Pence Accuses Iran of Nazi-Like Antisemitism

US Vice President Mike Pence accused Iran of Nazi-like antisemitism on Friday, maintaining his harsh rhetoric against Tehran just a day he attacked European powers for trying to undermine American sanctions on...


Yesh Atid MKs: Unity Talks with Gantz Coming Down to ‘Core IssuesR...

In a process that could prove pivotal for the upcoming Israeli elections, unity talks between Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid...

Middle East

Iran Rejects Antisemitism Allegation by Pence

Iran on Saturday rejected accusations of antisemitism leveled against it by US Vice President Mike Pence, saying it respected Judaism but opposed Israel, which Tehran said was acting like a...